Spring 2022      Volume 50, Number 2

In Pandemics, Bowling, and Life . . .
By Roxanne Farwick Owens

Document: Article 

Introductory Paragraph:  This article was originally published in the Fall 2021 issue of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators’ bulletin Prairie Wind. Reprinted with permission of the author.
Lately, I’ve been reflecting on re-entries. As a longtime educator (former middle school teacher and current Chair of Teacher Education at a university), I’ve been thinking about ways teachers might help children re-enter the classroom after a year online. Similarly, as a writer, I’ve been talking with others about how we must stage a personal re-entry, not only for every new project but seemingly every time we sit down at our desks. And all of this has been percolating while I’ve been observing youth bowlers as part of my research for a middle-grade novel I’m writing.

DOI:  https://doi.org/10.33600/IRCJ.50.2.2022.27

Page Numbers:   27-30

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